January 11, 2019It is high time we throw Ageist Attitudes that portray senior citizens as frail and weak out the window. A proposed law for seniors hopes to empower and protect the rights of the elderly.
December 28, 2018Everyone stands to gain when retirees join the workforce. Apart from their strong work ethic and reliability, seniors often record lower absenteeism, more job loyalty, eagerness to learn new skills and very strong customer service skills.
November 16, 2018An elderly couple is taking on the challenges of caring for their son with Down Syndrome, who is now enduring perhaps the cruelest of characteristics often associated with his condition – accelerated ageing.
October 15, 2018Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 1,000 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage. This year they hosted the largest meeting of advocates in Kuala Lumpur with 500 participants from 74 countries.
October 8, 2018Children's fascination with strong language isn’t new. By age five, kids get a big thrill out of profanities. Here's how to help them understand that hurtful words are no laughing matter.
September 18, 2018The Make A Splash programme has made swimming lessons accessible to more children to prevent drowning deaths. The programme has been credited with the increased number of kids – about 5-10% – who have learned to swim since its inception.